2399 George Ashman SUTHERLAND

Date of enlistment 5th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company C Company (XI Platoon)
Significant events while with the AIF Wounded in Action twice – including at Bullecourt

Hospitalised sick

Appointed Lance Corporal

Summary of Lance Corporal Sutherland’s WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
24th March 1919 Australia Discharged – medically unfit
30th January 1919 Australia Disembarked
20th December 1918 England Returned to Australia on Orontes
23rd November 1918 England Absent without leave – revert to Private, and forfeiture of 4 days pay
8th October 1918 England Discharged to Training Depot
13th August 1918 England Sick to Fovant Hospital (old wound)
5th August 1918 England Discharged to No.3 Command Depot Hurdcott
15th July 1918 England Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital Dartford
11th April 1918 France Embarked for England on HS Newhaven and admitted Fort Pitt Military Hospital, Chatham
9th April 1918 France Admitted 20th General Hospital, Camiers
8th April 1918 France Wounded in Action (2nd occasion) – gunshot wound left arm
14th October 1917 Belgium Re-joined Battalion
9th October 1917 France Proceeded overseas to France from Southampton
24th August 1917 France Marched in to No.1 Command Depot Perham Down ex hospital and two weeks furlough
13th May 1917 France Admitted to Horton War Hospital, London
12th May 1917 France Embarked for England on Peter De Carrick
3rd May 1917 France Wounded in Action – gunshot wound right foot and left arm
24th January 1917 France Appointed Lance Corporal
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength, Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
3rd August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
19th July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot


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